Japanese Iris (Iris ensata 'Cascade Spice') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lorena Reid
Year Of Registration: 1988
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1989
Seedling Number: D552-2
Classification: Japanese (Ensata)
Registered Height: 36-45 inches (91-114 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Bloom Color Description: White, third to half rosy purple, inner rim of rosy purple flecking, lemon yellow signals
Style Arm Color: White, tipped rosy purple on crests
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1991

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Parentage: Al16-5: (maroon sdlg x white sdlg.) X Mystic Buddha
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2018-06-30
By Patty
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Location: Washougal, WADate: 2010Photo courtesy of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm, posted with permission
By Lestv
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